Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Class

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) is "a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures" [1]. "CVE's common identifiers enable data exchange between security products and provide a baseline index point for evaluating coverage of tools and services."[1].

Examples

CVE-2014-0160 (Heartbleed)

CVE 2007-3572 (Yoggie Pico)

References

    [2] The MITRE Corporation, CVE Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, CVE-2014-0160.
    [3] The MITRE Corporation, CVE Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, CVE-2007-3572.